Link New parody blog by Jeffrey Miller May 15, 2007 written by Jeffrey Miller May 15, 2007 Spirit of Vatican 2 Catholic Church 12 comments 0 FacebookTwitterGoogle +Pinterest Jeffrey Miller previous post Using Mother Teresa next post Pluralism for me, not for you You may also like �Nativity Story� Trailer Re-Cut for Holiday Relevance November 24, 2006 Flame Wars January 28, 2004 Interview August 24, 2006 Church of England Fights Fad for Novelty Weddings September 11, 2003 The Great Gay Face August 8, 2003 A Surprised Stay-at-Home Dad October 31, 2008 Pope to Blogosphere: See you in the combox! April 1, 2012 Must read March 25, 2005 Mordor driving directions May 10, 2003 Best one line review of the Pope's new... May 22, 2007 12 comments cherries program slot machine wild December 31, 1969 - 7:00 pm slot cherries wild program machine Reply cherries program slot machine wild December 31, 1969 - 7:00 pm slot cherries wild program machine Reply Daniel Muller May 15, 2007 - 6:20 pm Thanks for posting this. The combox whine from Ch� of political protest about Todd of liturgical dancing over who had permission from Father when for that time slot in church was classic. Reply Robin May 15, 2007 - 8:28 pm This is WAY too realistic. You sure you didn’t just copy and paste a church bulletin from a campus Newman Center? 🙂 Reply David Stein May 15, 2007 - 8:40 pm WAIT… this isn’t a joke, is it?? Reply PNP, OP May 15, 2007 - 8:45 pm Um, where’s the parody? Reply Mike A. May 15, 2007 - 9:27 pm I think I just got dumber after reading the homily. Reply Christine the Soccer Mom May 16, 2007 - 9:00 am There’s only one thing wrong here. Both priests use “Father” on their signatures. This is very, very wrong. Neither would feel comfortable with it, and I’m sure they’d introduce themselves to everyone as “Tim” and “Juno.” Really. Even to the RCIA class, if they have one. But it’s rather spot-on! I think the real material is coming from SJA, which ought to be on the links as a sister-parish or something. Maybe this is the mission parish from SJA? Reply TSO May 16, 2007 - 10:12 am That’s high-laire. Very well done. Not too over-the-top but then not too subtle either (i.e. the Che stained glass windows would never make it even to the most heretical church). Same with the Horse Whisperer sermon. The parody is funny because it’s just on the edge of what is realistic, and that sermon is very realistic. Reply TSO May 16, 2007 - 10:14 am I meant to say that the sermon, unlike the stained glass, is believable. Also – good point Christine! “Father” is too patriarchical isn’t it? Reply kalej May 16, 2007 - 11:17 am Well, Jeff congrats on being the pres of the Mahony fan club. Reply PNP, OP May 16, 2007 - 11:37 am Christine, You’re on the right track but you miss a very important point about these Spirit of VC2 priests/religious. They are absolutely clerical to the bone and authoritarian all the way through the bone! Typically, they feign egalitarian motives while ruling out of their own “anti-authority” authoritarianism. They are the protean Fascistic Liberals. I know. I had to endure any number of them as profs in my seminary days… Fr. Philip, OP Reply Leave a Reply to Robin Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.